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Calafia is an album by Gerald Wilson's Orchestra of the 80's recorded in 1984 and released on the Trend label.[1]

Calafia
Calafia (album).jpg
Studio album by
Gerald Wilson Orchestra of the 80's
Released1985
RecordedNovember 29 & 30, 1984
StudioMonterey Sound Studios, Glendale, CA
GenreJazz
Length58:34
LabelTrend
TR-537
ProducerAlbert Marx
Gerald Wilson chronology
Jessica
(1982)
Calafia
(1985)
Jenna
(1989)

Contents

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic     [2]

AllMusic rated the album with 4 stars; in his review, Scott Yanow noted: "Gerald Wilson's big band recordings were always quite consistent, featuring his distinctive arrangements and some of Los Angeles' top hard bop soloists of the era... A fine, underrated effort".[2]

Track listingEdit

All compositions by Gerald Wilson.

  1. "Prince Albert" - 6:08
  2. "Calafia" - 5:20
  3. "Eloy" - 5:49
  4. "The Redd Foxx" - 4:38
  5. "3/4 for Mayor Tom" - 6:58
  6. "Viva Tirado '85" - 9:17

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Discogs album entry, accessed August 26, 2016
  2. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. Calafia – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved August 26, 2016.